America didn’t test Jonathan, aides for Ebola virus — Abati

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jonathanThe Presidency has debunked , that ’s delegation the United States for the African/American Leaders Summit was screened for exposure the dreaded Ebola virus on arrival at Washington DC.

According from Punch, Jonathan and some government officials arrived the on Sunday for the summit scheduled for Monday.

A Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, had died in a Lagos the dreaded virus. All those who had contacts the deceased whose remains had since been cremated were being observed by .

There were earlier the President and his delegation might be screened for the virus.

Dr. Reuben Abati, the presidential spokesman disclosed via his Twitter handle that no member the President’s entourage was screened.

“Nobody took any Ebola test, please,” the presidential spokesman wrote in a response a question raised by one Okunola Bukky.

Abati had earlier twitted some the photographs the President taken on his arrival at the while being received by and Nigerian government officials.[eap_ad_2] Based on the photographs, Bukky asked Abati, “please, confirm to if the entourage took Ebola test…”

Independent investigation conducted by correspondent also showed that none of the members of the President’s advance team who arrived in the on Friday and Saturday was screened of the virus.

we be screened? How? By who? There is nothing like that. At least, nobody screened me,” a member of the President’s advance team who arrived in the US on Saturday told correspondent on Sunday.

Two African leaders had already said that they would not attend the meeting because of the outbreak of the Ebola disease in countries.

The leaders are the presidents of Liberia and Sierra Leone, Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Ernest BaiKoroma, respectively[eap_ad_3]